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If you have excess upper or lower eyelid skin, bags or puffiness, drooping skin, or conditions that make you look tired or upset, cosmetic eyelid surgery may be a procedure worth considering.

Typically, eyelid surgery results in a more youthful, rested, and energetic appearance by correcting excess skin, tissue and fat that contribute to puffiness, bags, and wrinkles in the upper and lower eyelids.

Advantages of Eyelid Surgery

  • Reduction of bags, puffiness, fat and sagging
  • Improvement in vision
  • Improvement in facial expression
  • Preservation of facial spontaneity
  • Improved self-confidence in one’s image
  • A more youthful, well-rested appearance
  • Can be combined with a facelift or fat transfer
  • Long-lasting, permanent results
  • Well-hidden scars
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Am I A Good Candidate?

Dr. Stevens recommends the eyelift procedure for adult men and women who have healthy facial tissue and muscles. They should also have no serious illnesses or a medical condition that can impair the healing process. A good candidate needs to have realistic goals for results and improvement of the upper and/or lower eyelids and surrounding area.

Additionally, good blepharoplasty candidates should be non-smokers, or willing to quit. They should be roughly between 35 and 70 years of age.

Details of the procedure

Dr. Stevens will excise the excess skin and fat, hiding the scar in the upper lid crease and within the crow’s feet area. On the lower lid, he will hide the scar within the eyelid. He then mobilizes the fat and transposes it down over the lower border of the lid to soften the dark circles and flatten the bags.

In some cases, Dr. Stevens may need to remove skin as well and will place that incision directly under the lash line

What to expect after surgery

Post-surgery may include some swelling, bruising, irritation or dry eyes and discomfort. However, this can be controlled with medication, cold compresses and ointment. It is also possible that irritation at the incision sites may occur. It is important to practice diligent sun protection and to use darkly tinted glasses until the healing process is complete.

Where is blepharoplasty performed?

Your eyelid surgery will take place at our accredited outpatient medical facility in beautiful Beverly Hills, California. This state-of-the-art free-standing ambulatory center boasts world-class technology and equipment, as well as access to a team of compassionate, knowledgeable practitioners who will go the extra mile for your success and satisfaction.

How do I get started with eye surgery?

Finding out more about eyelid surgery is easy. Just call our Beverly Hills office today and schedule your confidential consultation with Dr. Stevens. During this session, he will examine your eyes, record your medical and surgical past, and answer all your questions and concerns in greater depth.

Dr. Stevens can provide you with before and after photographs of former blepharoplasty patients so you can get a more accurate idea of what to expect from your procedure. You can also learn more about our patients’ experiences on our Testimonials page.

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